Women's International Cricket 2019
A decade of Ireland Women's cricket A decade of Ireland Women's cricket ( ) ZZZZ7:23 amZZZZ
A look back at the main performers for the Ireland Women's team over the last 10 years.
Boost for women's cricket in Northern Ireland Boost for women's cricket in Northern Ireland ( ) ZZZZ12:01 amZZZZ
IN a boost for women’s cricket in Northern Ireland, six Ulster girls have been selected for next year’s Ireland Senior Performance and Academy squads.
Ireland announce Women's squads Ireland announce Women's squads ( ) ZZZZ11:31 amZZZZ
The Performance squad consists of 16 players that form the nucleus of the Ireland Women’s senior squad, while the Academy squad consists of emerging players who are part of a comprehensive training and fitness programme that forms a key part of the performance pathway for aspiring women cricketers.
Ireland Women's Review of the Year 2019 Ireland Women's Review of the Year 2019 ( ) ZZZZ7:55 pmZZZZ
2019 was always going to be a difficult year for Ireland Women given the high profile retirements of four of their most talented players at the end of 2018.
Kenealy retires from international cricket Kenealy retires from international cricket ( ) ZZZZ4:37 amZZZZ
Amy Kenealy has announced her retirement from international cricket after an 11-year career with the senior side.
Garth returns to Big Bash with Scorchers Garth returns to Big Bash with Scorchers ( ) ZZZZ2:34 amZZZZ
Ireland Women’s vice-captain Kim Garth will return to play in the Women’s Big Bash League in Australia after signing with the Perth Scorchers
Maritz selected for Global Development Squad Maritz selected for Global Development Squad ( ) ZZZZ1:26 amZZZZ
Lara Maritz has been selected to join the ICC Women’s Global Development Squad that will see her play against some of the world’s best cricketers and then spend time training with the Adelaide Strikers WBBL team.
Joyce appointed Women's Coach Joyce appointed Women's Coach ( ) ZZZZ12:13 amZZZZ
Ed Joyce has been appointed as the permanent Head Coach of the Ireland Women’s cricket team on a two-year contract, effective immediately.
Ireland finish on a high Ireland finish on a high ( ) ZZZZ1:47 pmZZZZ
IRELAND proved they were comfortably the third best team at the Women’s T20 World Cup qualifying tournament yesterday with victory over Papua New Guinea but it was not enough to make next year’s finals in Australia.
Batting failure costs Ireland Women World Cup slot Batting failure costs Ireland Women World Cup slot ( ) ZZZZ10:21 amZZZZ
Ireland Women will not be going to the T20 World Cup finals after losing their qualifying semi-final by four wickets.
Post-mortem on Ireland Women's failure to qualify Post-mortem on Ireland Women's failure to qualify ( ) ZZZZ1:59 amZZZZ
Now that the dust has settled on Ireland Women's failure to qualify for the T20 World Cup, we take a look at why Thailand usurped them, and the lessons to be learned for future campaigns.
MacMahon and Delany relishing crunch Bangladesh clash MacMahon and Delany relishing crunch Bangladesh clash ( ) ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Laura Delany and all-rounder Sophie MacMahon on the crucial winner-takes-all clash with Bangladesh with a T20 World Cup slot up for grabs.
Delany and Garth secure semi-final berth Delany and Garth secure semi-final berth ( ) ZZZZ9:13 amZZZZ
IRELAND confirmed their place in the semi-finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup qualifying tournament yesterday with victory over Netherlands, but the hard work is only just beginning.
Garth stars as Ireland beat PNG Garth stars as Ireland beat PNG ( ) ZZZZ9:19 amZZZZ
IRELAND go into their opening Women’s T20 World Cup qualifier tomorrow in winning form after a 70 runs victory over Papua New Guinea in their warm-up game in Dundee.
Ireland Women take centre stage ahead of World Cup Qualifiers Ireland Women take centre stage ahead of World Cup Qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ7:51 amZZZZ
THE Euro T20 Slam, due to start on Friday, may have been postponed but it leaves next week open for the Women’s T20 World Cup qualifiers to take centre stage.
Garth proves fitness for World Cup Qualifier Garth proves fitness for World Cup Qualifier ( ) ZZZZ12:45 amZZZZ
The Women’s T20 World Cup also takes place in Australia next year and to get there Ireland must reach the final of the qualifying tournament in Scotland, starting on Saturday week.
Record stand as Ireland beat Scotland Record stand as Ireland beat Scotland ( ) ZZZZ3:56 pmZZZZ
A record T20I stand of 113 between Gaby Lewis and Kim Garth helped Ireland return to winning ways with a nine wicket win against Scotland to end the Quadrangular tournament on a winning note.
Ireland beaten again by Thailand Ireland beaten again by Thailand ( ) ZZZZ2:42 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women slumped to their third loss of the Quadrangular tournament, and their second in four days against Thailand.
Ireland denied by rain after record-breaking total Ireland denied by rain after record-breaking total ( ) ZZZZ11:30 amZZZZ
IRELAND Women’s hopes of getting back to winning ways at the quadrangular tournament in Holland were dashed by rain as their second game against the hosts was abandoned 16 balls into the second innings.
Ireland break records but denied by rain Ireland break records but denied by rain ( ) ZZZZ3:28 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women put their two recent losses behind them to power to a record-breaking total before rain forced the abandonment of their T20 international against The Netherlands in Deventer.
Ireland beaten by Scotland Ireland beaten by Scotland ( ) ZZZZ11:37 pmZZZZ
Ireland's Women cricketers were dealt another confidence ebbing blow after losing to Scotland in a low scoring contest.
Ireland lose again despite Garth return Ireland lose again despite Garth return ( ) ZZZZ2:21 pmZZZZ
EVEN the return of Kim Garth could not see Ireland to victory as they lost their second successive match at the Women's Quadrangular tournament in Deventer.
Warning signs for Ireland after Thailand defeat Warning signs for Ireland after Thailand defeat ( ) ZZZZ4:10 amZZZZ
IRELAND Women received an early warning that qualification for the T20 World Cup will not be straightforward when they lost to Thailand at the quadrangular tournament in Holland.
Ireland beaten by Thailand Ireland beaten by Thailand ( ) ZZZZ9:50 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women slipped to a four-run loss against Thailand in the second match of their Quadrangular tournament in Holland.
Richardson to the fore in convincing Ireland win Richardson to the fore in convincing Ireland win ( ) ZZZZ8:10 amZZZZ
Eimear Richardson marked her return to Irish colours with a brilliant all-round display to help Ireland beat The Netherlands by 79 runs in their opening game of the Quadrangular Series in Holland.
Ireland Women make convincing start Ireland Women make convincing start ( ) ZZZZ6:28 amZZZZ
IRELAND Women made a convincing start to the Quadrangular series in Deventer with a 79 runs win over hosts Netherlands.
Richardson and Garth return for quadrangular series Richardson and Garth return for quadrangular series ( ) ZZZZ2:25 amZZZZ
All-rounders Kim Garth and Eimear Richardson have been named in the Ireland Women's squad for a four-team competition with Holland, Scotland and Thailand.
Ireland Women's Academy thump Scotland to clinch series Ireland Women's Academy thump Scotland to clinch series ( ) ZZZZ2:00 amZZZZ
Ireland's Women Academy thumped Scotland by seven wickets to clinch the series in the decider at Phoenix Park.
Paul century helps Ireland Academy level series Paul century helps Ireland Academy level series ( ) ZZZZ9:33 pmZZZZ
Leah Paul's brilliant unbeaten hundred helped Ireland Women's Academy to an 148-run win against their Scottish counterparts to level the three match series and set up a winner-takes-all clash at Phoenix.
Delaney six wicket haul in vain as Bryce hundred inspires Scotland Delaney six wicket haul in vain as Bryce hundred inspires Scotland ( ) ZZZZ1:53 pmZZZZ
Rachel Delaney's six wicket haul wasn't enough to deny Scotland a last gasp victory in the first game of their Academy tour at Kenure.
Ireland Women lose again to England Academy Ireland Women lose again to England Academy ( ) ZZZZ2:27 amZZZZ
Ireland Women lost their third and final T20 game against England's Academy, suffering a 58-run defeat at Millfield School.
Worry for Ireland Women after England Academy hammering Worry for Ireland Women after England Academy hammering ( ) ZZZZ4:09 amZZZZ
There are real concerns over the form of Ireland Women after they were comprehensively beaten by England Academy in the second of their three matches at Millfield School.
Ireland Women beaten by England Academy Ireland Women beaten by England Academy ( ) ZZZZ2:51 amZZZZ
Laura Delany top scored with 33 but Ireland Women were well beaten by the England Academy in the first of their three T20 matches this week.
Ireland Women to take on England Academy Ireland Women to take on England Academy ( ) ZZZZ7:16 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has announced new fixtures for the Women’s team, taking on the England Academy side in three T20 matches from 16-18 July, as part of its preparations for the T20 World Cup Qualifier in August.
Zimbabwe cancel women's tour Zimbabwe cancel women's tour ( ) ZZZZ11:04 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's T20 World Cup Qualifying preparations in disarray as Zimbabwe cancel their tour just 48 hours before they were due to arrive.
Garth blow for Ireland Garth blow for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ2:09 amZZZZ
Kim Garth has been ruled out of the forthcoming series against Zimbabwe with a hip injury.
Delany returns to squad for Zimbabwe series Delany returns to squad for Zimbabwe series ( ) ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's captain Laura Delany has been named in the Irish squad just four weeks after fracturing her ankle against the West Indies.
Ed Joyce takes Head Coach role Ed Joyce takes Head Coach role ( ) ZZZZ10:12 amZZZZ
Ed Joyce has been appointed as the interim Head Coach of the Ireland Women’s cricket team through to the T20 World Cup Qualifier at the end of the summer in Scotland.
Hamilton to leave Irish post Hamilton to leave Irish post ( ) ZZZZ8:14 amZZZZ
Aaron Hamilton, Irish National Women’s Coach, is to leave his post after four years, just two months before the World T20 qualifying tournament.
Ireland Women to play quadrangular T20 tournament Ireland Women to play quadrangular T20 tournament ( ) ZZZZ8:51 amZZZZ
Ireland, Scotland, Thailand and The Netherlands will play a quadrangular T20 tournament to help them prepare for the Women's T20 Global Qualifiers at the end of August.
West Indies complete clean sweep against Ireland Women West Indies complete clean sweep against Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ7:52 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women lost the third T20I by 72 runs as they were swept aside by a powerful batting display by West Indies, with Hayley Matthews hitting a century.
Garth stars but Ireland well beaten by West Indies Garth stars but Ireland well beaten by West Indies ( ) ZZZZ2:20 amZZZZ
Kim Garth followed up her three wickets with her maiden T20 international half century, but it wasn't enough as the West Indies closed out a 45-run win to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Garth takes over captaincy after Delany ruled out Garth takes over captaincy after Delany ruled out ( ) ZZZZ6:59 amZZZZ
Laura Delany has been ruled out of the ongoing West Indies T20I series with an ankle injury, and Pembroke all-rounder Kim Garth takes over the captaincy reins for the two remaining games this week.
Taylor the difference as West Indies beat Ireland Taylor the difference as West Indies beat Ireland ( ) ZZZZ1:36 amZZZZ
Stafanie Taylor struck a match-winning 75 as West Indies beat Ireland Women by 64 runs in the first of their three match T20I series in Dublin.
Delany leads new look Ireland against West Indies Delany leads new look Ireland against West Indies ( ) ZZZZ4:09 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Laura Delany leads a young side in transition as Irish women's cricket enters a new dawn in more ways than one when they face West Indies in three one-day internationals.
Step in the right direction Step in the right direction ( ) ZZZZ7:16 pmZZZZ
The press conference at the Institute of Sport was full of delighted players and coaches all saying how great it was that Irish women cricketers would avail of professional contracts for the first time. The sums involved are relatively modest, covering two and three days a week, but Mary Waldron saw the bigger picture.
Ireland Women's squad for West Indies clashes Ireland Women's squad for West Indies clashes ( ) ZZZZ4:33 amZZZZ
Ireland name a 13-player squad for the Women’s T20s against West Indies in late May.
Six women awarded contracts Six women awarded contracts ( ) ZZZZ3:33 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has unveiled the recipients of their first part-time professional contracts for women cricketers.
O'Reilly takes break from international cricket O'Reilly takes break from international cricket ( ) ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's hopes have been dealt a blow after they announced that Lucy O'Reilly was taking a break from the international stage.
Fixtures boost for Irish Women Fixtures boost for Irish Women ( ) ZZZZ5:09 amZZZZ
West Indies will visit Ireland to play 3 T20Is in May followed by Zimbabwe in July for both 50 over and T20 games.